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Inter Miami midfielder Federico Higuain to retire at the end of 2021

Fri 29 October 2021 | 22:40

Inter Miami midfielder Federico Higuain announced today that he will retire at the end of the 2021 MLS season, bringing an end to a glittering 18-year professional career.

The 37-year-old confirmed he will lead his side in his last home match at DRV PNK Stadium this Saturday when

Inter Miami

take on

New York City FC

.

“I would love to play my entire life,”

said the Argentine, fighting back tears.

“No player wants to go through this. But this is how football is, this is how life is. Everything has an end.”

“I am 37 and I take comfort in knowing I always gave my all. There is nothing left but to thank all the clubs that gave me the opportunity to develop as a footballer, all the people I worked with, all those who have helped me and taught me,”

Higuain said

.

Higuaín signed for Inter Miami in 2020 from

D.C. United

. Since then, he has made 28 appearances for the Club, including six starts, and registered three goals and four assists in 768 minutes of play.

He has 60 goals and 67 assists in 231 MLS matches with the

Columbus Crew

(2012-19),

D.C. United

(2020) and

Inter Miami

.


source: SportMob

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